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LAS Sues Over Severely Neglected Bronx Buildings with Over 600 Violations

Violations include leaks, elevator outages, a lack of heat and hot water, a vermin infestation, and other severe conditions across two buildings.
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Tenants, Electeds Call on Maimonides Hospital to Stop Mass Evictions

The hospital plans to move forward with the evictions of up to 60 families.
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LAS Announces Deal to Preserve New York City’s Right to Shelter Laws

After months of negotiation, the settlement preserves the Right to Shelter for single adults and will eliminate backlogs of new arrivals who are reapplying for shelter.
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LAS Secures Settlement Ensuring Access to Critical Rental Vouchers

The settlement will provide relief to thousands of low-income New York families at risk of eviction and homelessness.
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LAS Sues One of NYC’s Worst Landlords Over Stolen Security Deposits

Nearly 40 tenants across five buildings in East Harlem announced a lawsuit against their landlord, Isaac Kaissirer and his firm Emerald Equities.
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LAS Defeats Final Challenges to Rent Stabilization, Reforms

In a victory for New York tenants, a judge rejected two outstanding appeals brought by unscrupulous landlords.
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LAS Sues Over Hundreds of Violations, Absentee Ownership in Bronx Building

Tenants in the suit are asking the City to intervene and remove the current owners, who have refused repairs for decades.
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Supreme Court Declines Landlord Challenge in Major Victory for Tenants

The Legal Aid Society is hailing a decision by the Supreme Court that will leave New York's rent stabilization and tenant protections intact.
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LAS Sues to Enforce Housing Voucher Reform, Expansion

The Adams Administration has refused to implement new laws designed to make the CityFHEPS program accessible to more New Yorkers.
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LAS Sues on Behalf of Tenants in Collapsed Bronx Building

Tenants are suffering from landlord harassment on top of dangerous conditions, including gas outages, exposure to construction dust, and vermin infestations.
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